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5 Matching questions

  1. St. John's Wort Drug Interactions
  2. Glucosamine sulfate Side Effects
  3. St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) Side Effects
  4. Black Cohosh
  5. Licorice root extract Side Effects
  1. a menopause symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis, induce labor
  2. b Will produce exaggerated effects:

    Antidepressants (SSRI's, TCA's or MAOI's)
    Some opioids (tramadol, meperidine, dextromethorphan)
    Amphetamine, cocaine
    MDMA (ecstacy), LSD, psilocybin
    Triptans (migraine)
  3. c very few, mostly GI
  4. d Headache, muscle weakness, water retention, electrolyte imbalance, arrhythmias, heart failure

    Limit use to no more than 6 weeks.
  5. e topically: photosensitivity; oral: can cause mania in patients with bipolar disorder, exacerbate psychosis in schizophrenia, serotonin syndrome in combination with SSRIs; oral: may have MAO-I activity, so avoid tyramine-containing foods (processed meat, red wine, aged cheese, avocados, soy)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sleep, reduces nervousness, stress, anxiety
  2. May reduce growth of canker sores
  3. Discontinue before anesthesia:
    Clove oil
    Passion Flower
    Valerian Root
  4. Uses: depression
    One of the most frequently used herbal supplements
  5. Several cases of hepatitis and liver failure
    Watch for symptoms - abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine
    Headaches, stomach discomfort

5 True/False questions

  1. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Side EffectsNausea and vomiting due to pregnancy, motion sickness, post-operative or chemotherapy


  2. Herds Important to Dental Surgery: AnticoagulantsFeverfew
    Horse Chestnut


  3. Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)May increase risk of bleeding - use caution with anticoagulants or NSAIDS, discontinue 2 weeks before surgery, risk of serotonin syndrome


  4. Glucosamine sulfateosteoarthritis, often in combo with chrondroitin


  5. Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) Side Effectssleep, reduces nervousness, stress, anxiety


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